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Definition of "Stretch" :

noun: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

noun: extension to or beyond the ordinary limit

"Running at full stretch."

noun: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

noun: a straightaway section of a racetrack

noun: the capacity for being stretched

noun: a large and unbroken expanse or distance

"A stretch of highway."

noun: an unbroken period of time during which you do something

"There were stretches of boredom."

verb: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

"Stretch your legs!."

verb: extend one's body or limbs

"Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours."

verb: increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

"Stretch the soup by adding some more cream."

verb: become longer by being stretched and pulled

"The fabric stretches."

verb: make long or longer by pulling and stretching

"Stretch the fabric."

verb: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

verb: extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly

"Stretch the limits."

verb: pull in opposite directions

"During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack."

verb: lie down comfortably

"To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass."

verb: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

"Stretch out that piece of cloth."

verb: occupy a large, elongated area

"The park stretched beneath the train line."

adjective: easily stretched

"Stretch hosiery."

adjective: having an elongated seating area

"A stretch limousine."